Chocolate Coconut Cookies {Food Fanatic}

Chocolate Coconut Cookies | Chocolate coconut cookies filled with fluffy coconut cream cheese, and coconut garnish. Simple to make and utterly delicious to munch on.

Chocolate coconut cookies filled with fluffy coconut cream cheese, and coconut garnish. Simple to make and utterly delicious to munch on. I am a total chocolate fanatic. These Chocolate Coconut Cookies are a recipe I made for Food Fanatic. I am their resident Chocolate Fanatic. It's a pretty cool gig. Not going to lie. I just love my job. Every. Single. Day. It just so happens I'm also a coconut fanatic. So I decided to combine the two things. It's the perfect cookie. Chocolate cookies … [Read more...]

Peanut Butter and Chocolate Skillet Cookie {Food Fanatic}

Chocolate Peanut Butter Skillet Cookie | There is nothing quite like a skillet cookie, this Chocolate Peanut Butter version is a crowd pleaser. Incredibly easy to make, whip one up today!

There is nothing quite like a skillet cookie, this Chocolate Peanut Butter version is a crowd pleaser. Incredibly easy to make, whip one up today! Hello my fellow Chocolate Fanatics. I'm hitting you with another fabulous cookie contribution for Food Fanatic. I happen to be their Chocolate Fanatic, which I have to admit is a pretty cool job. I get to play with chocolate recipes, for a living. My job is sort of rad. Not going to lie. This Peanut Butter and Chocolate Skillet Cookie is something … [Read more...]

Santa Cookies aka No Bake Coconut Macaroon Cookies

Santa Cookies aka No Bake Coconut Macaroon Cookies

Simple to make, these cookies will be a sure hit with your family, friends, and the big man himself. Hey peeps, it's Cookie Time on the blogosphere. All us bloggers are mixing up tons of cookies for the holidays. We aim to please. I'm in cookie heaven with these ones. These are no bake coconut macaroon cookies, but they have extra chocolate mixed in them. We call them Santa Cookies around here. We put them out for Santa each year. Santa just loves these cookies. He cannot get … [Read more...]

No Bake Chocolate and Peppermint Cheesecakes: Guest Post for Cupcakes and Kale Chips #giveaway

No Bake Chocolate and Peppermint Cheesecakes | Easy to make no bake mini chocolate cheesecakes with peppermint. Perfect for the holidays!

Easy to make no bake mini chocolate cheesecakes with peppermint. Perfect for the holidays, or any day of the week! Today I have the distinct pleasure of guest posting for a friend of mine. My buddy Brianne of Cupcakes and Kale Chips has recently embarked on a new adventure. Her hubby landed a fabulous new job so they picked up and moved. Quite an endeavour with young kids, and so close to the holidays. So huge congrats, and hats off to Brianne and her family. So happy for … [Read more...]

Homemade Snickers Cheesecake Bars

Snickers Cheesecake Bars by Cravings of a Lunatic | These Snickers Bars are layered with chocolate, cheesecake filling, caramel, peanuts and more chocolate. It's sheer perfection.

These Snickers Bars are layered with chocolate, cheesecake filling, caramel, peanuts and more chocolate. It's sheer perfection.  I love chocolate. I love cheesecake. I love caramel. I love peanuts. I love more chocolate. Most of all I love Snickers Bars. If we have any Snickers in the house they never last long. It's one of my favourite chocolate bars. Since I was young. So I've loved them for a LONG time.  So when I was baking the other day I decided to make … [Read more...]

Easy Monster Fudge

Halloween Monster Fudge | Easy microwave fudge swirled with fun colours, topped with icing and transformed into cute little monsters!

Easy microwave fudge swirled with fun colours, topped with icing and transformed into cute little monsters! I'm a bad food blogger. I have yet to jump on the Halloween bandwagon this year. Until today. So I figured if you're going to do a thing, do it just a little bit different. I opted not to use orange or black for the fudge. Instead I went with bright colours. You could do this with orange, or with black. Whatever floats your Halloween boat. I just like cute colours. It's the girl … [Read more...]

Peanut Butter and Chocolate Bark with Reese’s Pieces: Food Fanatic

Peanut Butter and Chocolate Bark with Reese's Pieces | There is something about peanut butter combined with chocolate that makes perfect sense. Toss some Reese's Pieces into the mix and it's sheer perfection!

There is something about peanut butter combined with chocolate that makes perfect sense. Toss some Reese's Pieces into the mix and its sheer perfection! I seriously love bark. I am completely obsessed with bark. I cannot get enough bark. I suppose everyone has their weaknesses. Mine is definitely chocolate. So much so that I contribute as a Chocolate Fanatic over at Food Fanatic. I love being their Chocolate Fanatic. It could not possibly be a better fit for me. Especially when I get to … [Read more...]

Banana Coconut Sweet Bread: Guest Post for Food Babbles

Banana Coconut Sweet Bread | This Banana-Coconut Sweet Bread is incredibly easy to make. It uses coconut in each element to really give it a tropical twist. Enjoy!

This Banana Coconut Sweet Bread is incredibly easy to make. It uses coconut in each element to really give it a tropical twist. Enjoy! This sweet bread recipe is one of our favourites. It's one I've been making for about 15 years. It takes my Mom's Banana Bread recipe and changes it up a little bit. The addition of coconut comes from my extreme love of all things coconut. I am a coconut recipe fiend. I can never get enough of it. I made this recipe for my friend, Kate. She blogs at … [Read more...]

Slow Cooker Chicken Wings

Slow Cooker Chicken Wings | These wings are cooked in the slow cooker with root beer and barbecue sauce, then slathered in more sauce, sprinkled with brown sugar, and browned for just a few minutes. Absolutely delightful!

These wings are cooked in the slow cooker with root beer and barbecue sauce, then  slathered in more sauce, sprinkled with brown sugar, and browned for just a few minutes. Absolutely delightful! Oh sweet mother of chicken wings. These little beauties are going to knock your socks off. Seriously, people. These things are out of this world. I'd pat myself on the back but my hands are covered in barbecue sauce. Ah, screw it, I'm throwing caution to the wind, and my shirt in the trash. Some … [Read more...]

Chocolate Tacos

Chocolate Tacos filled with vanilla ice cream, chocolate ice cream, whipped cream and strawberries. I used magnolia lace cookies made with cocoa so they had the crunch of a hard taco. Absolutely amazing, you must try these!

Chocolate Tacos filled with vanilla ice cream, chocolate ice cream, whipped cream and strawberries. I used magnolia lace cookies made with cocoa so they had the crunch of a hard taco. Absolutely amazing, you must try these! #sorrynotsorry Not even a little. If you do not like sugar... move along. If you do not like chocolate... move along. This recipe is indulgent, delicious and a fabulous weekend treat. … [Read more...]

Mini Pizza Sandwiches: Guest Post for It’s a Keeper

Mini Pizza Sandwiches- These adorable little Mini Pizza Sandwiches are perfect for game day, or for an afternoon snack. Grill them for the full tailgate experience. You'll thank me for it!

These adorable little Mini Pizza Sandwiches are perfect for game day, or for an afternoon snack. Grill them for the full tailgate experience. You'll thank me for it! Okay folks, these little sandwiches are going to knock your socks off. They are absolutely delicious. The added bonus is they are super easy to make. And quick. You can have these ready so fast you'll think you made a mistake. But trust me, you didn't. They are meant to be that quick to make. These are born of necessity. … [Read more...]

Bourbon Apple Cider: Guest Post by Dinners, Dishes and Desserts #BoozeWeek

Bourbon Apple Cider by Dinners, Dishes and Desserts: Guest Post on Cravings of a Lunatic | Turn fresh apple cider into the perfect fall cocktail!

Turn fresh apple cider into the perfect fall cocktail! Welcome to Day 6 of Booze Week. Today is the last day for this round. Don't fret though, Boozy Desserts Week kicks off again in October. This one is the Halloween Edition of Boozy Desserts Week and will take place from October 20 to 24. You're welcome! Today my special guest is the talented Erin Sellin of Dinners, Dishes and Desserts. Erin is a really good friend of mine, in and out of blogging. She's amazing, always so open and … [Read more...]

Spiced Plum Jam & Gin Cocktail: Guest Post by The Girl in the Little Red Kitchen #BoozeWeek

Spiced Plum Jam & Gin Cocktail: Guest Post by The Girl in the Little Red Kitchen on Cravings of a Lunatic

Look into your pantry for an incredibly easy and impressive fall cocktail to make, such as Plum Jam & Gin Cocktail! Welcome to Day 5 of Booze Week. Today my special guest blogger is Susan of The Girl in the Little Red Kitchen. My regular readers know me and Susan are blogging buddies. We do theme weeks like Christmas Week, Cookie Week and Ice Cream Week together. We always have a blast. I've even had the pleasure of meeting her in person. I adore this lady so very much. So when I was … [Read more...]

Sage Smash Gin and Tonic: Guest Post by Isabelle of Crumb #BoozeWeek

Sage Smash Gin and Tonic: Guest Post by Crumb, on Cravings of a Lunatic

The Sage Smash adds muddles grapes and fresh sage leaves to the classic gin and tonic for a refreshing fall cocktail. Welcome to Day 4 of Booze Week Part Deux. I'm home from my blogging conference now. Super tired from all our adventures. Let's just say Seattle's stores got a boost this past weekend. My friends and I shopped till we dropped, and it takes a lot to drop us. So we're having a blast for Booze Week, my friends are whipping up some amazing drinks. Today we have the lovely and … [Read more...]

Bourbon Laced Vanilla Chai Tea Latte: Guest Post by Aly of Cooking in Stilettos #BoozeWeek

Bourbon Laced Vanilla Chai Tea Latte by Cooking in Stilettos, guest post on Cravings of a Lunatic #BoozeWeek

This bourbon laced vanilla chai tea will heat up even the chilliest nights. You'll forget about using premade chai mix once you sip this homemade chai.  Welcome to Day 3 of Booze Week. We're celebrating September's Edition of Booze Week. At this point it seems to be a monthly event. Today's guest is my very dear, and special friend, Aly of Cooking in Stilettos. Aly is my rock when I have blogging issues. She's just the most supportive friend, but she's also not afraid to give me the kick … [Read more...]

Electric Tea: Guest Post by Kita of Pass the Sushi and Girl Carnivore #BoozeWeek

Electric Tea from Pass the Sushi, Guest Post on Cravings of a Lunatic

Looking for a fun twist on the classic Long Island? Get Electric. Cocktail that is. This cocktail is not for the faint of heart, with a strong mix of several liquors it goes down sweet and smooth. Hey peeps! Welcome to Day 2 of Booze Week. Today's special guest is Kita of Pass the Sushi, and Girl Carnivore. I love this lady so very much. She's freaking hilarious, incredibly talented and one of my best bloggy buddies in the world. I adore her. So give a warm welcome to Kita. Hey … [Read more...]

A Light Drizzle: Guest Post by Ashley of Quarter Life (Crisis) Cuisine #BoozeWeek

Light Drizzle by Quarter Life Crisis Cuisine , Guest Post on Cravings of a Lunatic A spicy-sweet cocktail, inspired by the popular Dark & Stormy, that won't kill your diet!

Welcome to Booze Week! This is a spicy-sweet cocktail, inspired by the popular Dark & Stormy, that won't kill your diet! Hey peeps! Welcome to Day 1 of Booze Week Part Deux. I'm away at a conference in Seattle so some of my favourite bloggy friends are filling in for me this week. First up is Ashley of Quarter Life (Crisis) Cuisine. Ashley is an amazing blogger, she's super talented and always fun to visit. Plus she's just good people. Which I dig. Please give a warm … [Read more...]

Fig Newton Cocktail: Guest Post by My Catholic Kitchen

Fig Newton Cocktail | Guest Post by My Catholic Kitchen on Cravings of a Lunatic

This Fig Newton Cocktail is refreshingly delightful and oh so easy to prepare. I can't think of a better way to beat the heat than enjoying this seasonal libation Today is a very special day. I have the distinct pleasure of kicking off Booze Week. It's a week of guest posts by some of my bloggy buddies, all booze centric. How fun is this going to be. My first guest is no stranger to Cravings of a Lunatic. My dear friend Veronica of My Catholic Kitchen is going to entertain and delight … [Read more...]

A Sweet Tipsy Ending – Bourbon Pecan Pie Milkshakes: Guest Post by Cooking in Stilettos #BoozeWeek #Giveaway

Bourbon Pecan Pie Milkshake by Cooking in Stilettos, guest post on Cravings of a Lunatic

This Bourbon Pecan Pumpkin Pie Milkshake is like your favorite pie in a glass - but so much simpler to make.  Rich pecans meld with vanilla ice cream, shortbread cookies and a touch of molasses to create the perfect milkshake! Welcome to Day 5 of Booze Week. Today we're celebrating hub's 48th birthday, and our 22nd wedding anniversary. I figured if I married him on his birthday he could never claim to forget our anniversary, at least not if he wants his birthday present. See, I'm always … [Read more...]

Watermelon Jalapeño Cocktail: Guest Post by Food Lust People Love #BoozeWeek #Giveaway

Watermelon Jalapeño Cocktail | Guest Post by Food Lust People Love on Cravings of a Lunatic

Fresh sweet watermelon chunks blended with ice and the double kick of jalapeño and tequila make a refreshing summer drink that will heat you up and cool you down. Welcome to Day 4 of Booze Week. I am on staycation, and enjoying some much needed time with family this week. So I asked some of my favourite bloggy peeps to guest post for me. Today I have the pleasure of welcoming my friend Stacy of Food Lust People Love to the blog. Stacy is an amazing blogger, and more importantly a wonderful … [Read more...]

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